On April 14, The Signal published a column by Gary Horton titled "Don't unhinge the tea party fringe."
Elena Kagan, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, has the least amount of experience of any nominee in the last three decades. Her judicial experience is zero, as is her real-world experience, having spent most of her career in academia or working as a Democratic Party insider.
I am increasingly dismayed at the failure of the school districts to solve the problem of where our Castaic children will attend high school.
David Scott Klajic
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Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
It's official. Winter's over and with its departure comes the ushering in of great weather and fun spring fashion.
Cheryl Laymon, executive director of the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, was recently installed as the new Exalted Ruler of Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 in Canyon Country.
Pasquale and Eleanor (Dixon) DeFusco celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on May 6.
Heather Warren, of Santa Clarita, and Casey Lemasters, of Canyon Country, were wed in a double ring ceremony on March 6 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
A few weeks back at a meeting of the William S. Hart Union School District board, I overheard this observation about the Castaic high school site selection process: "Gee, those people in Castaic really, really want a high school for their kids." There was a pause for effect. "They just don't want it in Castaic." It's sad but true, I'm afraid. And even sadder, the joke is us.
The Valencia boys volleyball team saw its season ended by a determined Claremont team 25-22, 14-25, 25-23, 25-22 in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs on Saturday night at Valencia High School.
It is the second straight year that the Vikings suffered a playoff loss at home.
Los Angeles, CA - The Arthritis Foundation's Pacific Region office has announced that the Let's Move Together Arthritis Walk for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys will take place on Sunday, May 16 at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- July 9, 10 and 11, 2010, the 7th annual Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival, located in the Southern California Wine Country City of Temecula, has announced a change of venue from Main St. in Old Town, to the new Home of the Chuck Niles Memorial Jazz Library and the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center at 27455 Tierra Alta Way.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded: